• Reject N300 million ‘retirement’ mansion – CACOL tells Oshiomole

    Reject N300 million ‘retirement’ mansion – CACOL tells Oshiomole

    Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders (CACOL), an anti-corruption group has called on former Governor of Edo state to turn down the N300 million offered him for the acquisition of a mansion after his tenure in office.

    According to Debo Adeniran, head of the group, the retirement package of Adams Oshiomole as Amended by he Edo state House of Assembly is a “legislative scam”

    The group noted in a statement that other benefits attached to the former governor’s retirement package included “pension for life […]

  • Teachers threaten strike, want retirement age raised to 65

    Teachers threaten strike, want retirement age raised to 65

    According to reports, the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) yesterday threatened to begin a strike if the demands of its members are not met. Their demands include the increase of their retirement age from 60 to 65 years and improvement of their welfare.

    The NUT made the demands as the world celebrated the Teachers’ Day. Noting that every education system needs an appropriate quality and quantity of teachers to function properly, the union lamented that the sector in the country is […]

  • Tyson Fury does u-turn on retirement claim

    Tyson Fury does u-turn on retirement claim

    World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has backtracked on his announcement that he has retired.

    Fury posted a message on Twitter at lunchtime on Monday, saying: “Boxing is the saddest thing I ever took part in, all a pile of s***, I’m the greatest and I’m also retired.”

    But just a couple of hours later he posted: “Hahahaha u think you will get rid of the GYPSYKING that easy!!! I’m here to stay. #TheGreatest just shows u what the Medea [sic] are like. […]

  • Watch Lil Wayne talk about retirement rumours and ‘beef’ with Birdman (video)

    Watch Lil Wayne talk about retirement rumours and ‘beef’ with Birdman (video)

    Rapper Lil Wayne has not had a good 2016 as he’s been embroiled in health battles and also professional battles with Cash Money founder and former pal, Birdman.

    In an interview with Skip Bayless on FS1’s Undisupted on Tuesday Lil Wayne said all he just wants from Birdman is his owed money and that he’ll never work with Birdman again after he’s paid

    “I have a family. I have kids. I have a mother. We have bills. This is just business,gimme mine […]

  • Enugu approves retirement of 1,087 civil servants

    Enugu approves retirement of 1,087 civil servants

    The Enugu State Government said that it would compulsorily retire no fewer than 1,087 of its civil servants over cases of age-falsification and ill-health.

    The state Commissioner for Information, Dr Godwin Udeuhele, told newsmen on Thursday in Enugu, the state capital, that this was part of the outcome of the state executive council’s meeting.

    Udeuhele said that there were also proven cases of impersonation against some of the workers that would be relieved of their services.

    He said that the approval to retire […]

  • Ronaldo’s fans mock Messi, ask him to reconsider retirement

    Ronaldo’s fans mock Messi, ask him to reconsider retirement

    Cristiano Ronaldo’s fans in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, are mocking Lionel Messi, and urging him to reconsider his retirement as a way of attaining the current feat of their Portuguese idol.

    The fans, who celebrated Ronaldo’s “Euro 2016’’ victory with Portugal over hosts France on Sunday at major bars in the town, said he had overtaken his Argentine counterpart in their unending supremacy battle.

    The fans further commiserated with Messi who announced his retirement from international football after the “Copa America’’ […]

  • Lionel Messi’s Argentina retirement must be respected – Xavi

    Lionel Messi’s Argentina retirement must be respected – Xavi

    Xavi Hernandez says his former Barcelona colleague Lionel Messi’s decision to quit international football with Argentina must be respected.

    Messi, 29, announced his retirement from the national team after he missed a penalty during a shootout defeat to Chile in last month’s Copa America Centenario final, in what was a third consecutive loss in a major final for La Albiceleste.

    The announcement has shocked world and Argentine football, with Argentina legend Diego Maradona and national president Mauricio Macri among those calling on […]

  • It hurts me to see him crying – Cristiano Ronaldo laments Messi’s retirement

    It hurts me to see him crying – Cristiano Ronaldo laments Messi’s retirement

    Portugal and Real Madrid superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo has lamented Lionel Messi’s retirement from the Argentine national team.

    He expressed his wish to see the Barcelona record breaker back in an Argentina shirt soon.

    Messi said he has quit International football after missing a golden opportunity to add a national honour to his blistering career.

    A penalty he missed in the shoot out where they lost against Chile in the Copa America tournament pushed him to take the decision.

    But Messi’s rival, Ronaldo said the […]

  • Lionel Messi should reconsider Argentina retirement – Pele

    Lionel Messi should reconsider Argentina retirement – Pele

    Pele has urged Lionel Messi to reconsider his decision to retire from international football.

    The Barcelona forward quit playing for Argentina after missing in a penalty shoot-out against Chile in last month’s Copa America final defeat.

    It was the fourth time Messi had lost in a major final while playing for his country after two previous Copa America losses and defeat to Germany in the World Cup in 2014.

    However Pele, who won the World Cup three times with Brazil, says good players […]

  • Arase In Fresh Trouble Barely A Day After Retirement

    Arase In Fresh Trouble Barely A Day After Retirement

    Former inspector-general of the Nigerian police, Solomon Arase has been declared wanted by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

    IPOB has directed its members to search for Arase and arrest him wherever and whenever he is found.

    IPOB disclosed that it plans to arraign Arase at the International Criminal Court (ICC) as soon as an international bench warrant is issued for his arrest.

    A statement signed by spokesman to IPOB, Dr Clifford Iroegbu, directed that Arase’s whereabouts must be strictly monitored and information […]

  • Oliseh ‘shocked’ over Emenike’s retirement, says…

    Oliseh ‘shocked’ over Emenike’s retirement, says…

    Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, has expressed his shock over the sudden retirement of Emmanuel Emenike from the national team.

    The Fenerbahce striker who is on loan at Al Ain, confirmed on his Instagram page that he was quitting after five years.

    “It was a big shocker for us and a big shocker for me personally… personally, I still don’t accept that he has retired because officially I have not heard anything from him and I don’t think the Federation have also […]